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Daltons Plantation Homestead and cafe

££ - £££Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
280 Hinuera Rd West, Matamata, New Zealand
+64 7-888 8999
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (3 reviews)
“tea or coffee” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
280 Hinuera Rd West, Matamata, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We had an 80th birthday function and their function room has no soft furnishings so sounds reverberated and increased. With only 45 of us there it was deafening and everyone was yelling to talk. I think those with hearing aids turned them off!! On inspection...More

4  Thank KiwiSheryn
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Yesterday we took a group of 40 friends to Daltons Plantation Homestead and Cafe for a High Tea. The service was great and the outlook from the Homestead over the lovely gardens makes for a very picturesque setting. The High Tea was lovely from the...More

1  Thank jjd25386
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a lovley place and the food was good with some different foods offered than most of the cafes we have visited. But the service was terrible and our waitress rude. Gave her the benefit of the doubt until I went to pay and...More

4  Thank Lmvrlv
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Gorgeous gardens but inconsistent food quality has been the downfall of this place. Fabulous gardens with interesting zones to explore but a lot of road noise too being very close to a major highway.

Thank Q9178YYrachelw
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our Group booked to do a guided tour of Daltons Gradens& compost production. We arrived to find we were given a map & had to do the garden tour by ourselves. Thre were no signs to follow to see all the separate gardens & the...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We recently had a family celebration at Daltons. The whole day was wonderful - amazing venue with lots of different parts of the garden for everyone to explore - amazing food - and very helpful friendly staff. A perfect choice for families with children with...More

Thank DianneTA
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Went here for our Christmas function. For the price paid the food choice was very limited. Paid $47 to have one bread roll, one cold salad, one mixed vegie two hot meats and one one dessert option. Not even a cup of tea or coffee...More

Thank Plague59
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It was a lovely place but our waitress was rude. Tried several times to be kind to her but wouldn't even smile. Food was good but coffee's were luke warm.

Thank USANZ1
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

As a team of 20 we used the facility for a business workshop during the day. Lovely friendly staff, good coffees, lovely fresh scones -savoury & sweet, for morning tea and a fresh cooked ham with salad trimmings for lunch.

Thank Suzy_Jutsum
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

A new family favourite, great atmosphere to enjoy friends and families. Our hostess made us feel very welcomed and when we requested a change to the kids menu it was no trouble at all. Although it was the middle of winter the grounds and gardens...More

Thank markgoodman13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Hinuera Rd West, Matamata, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Matamata
  • Phone Number: +64 7-888 8999
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